Investigation Into Shooting at 7298 Kings Gate Circle

December 29, 2008 - Houston police are investigating the shooting of a juvenile male at 7298 Kings Gate Circle about 4:40 a.m. today.

The victim, 14, suffered a gunshot wound to the chest and was transported to Ben Taub General Hospital in critical condition.

HPD Homicide Division Sergeant J.T. Wyers and Senior Police Officer R.P. Martinez reported:

Officers responded to a shooting call at an apartment complex and found the victim lying in front of an apartment with a gunshot wound to his chest.  Paramedics transported the male to the hospital.

At this time, there are no known witnesses or suspects in the incident.

Anyone with any information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Homicide Division at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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